June 01, 2023 | by
Dear Friends in Faith,
Greetings on behalf of your Conference Committee on Mission Service!
Each year, United Women in Faith prepares for faithful living and action by engaging in transformative education at Mission u. The 2023 Theme is Living the Kin-dom of God in our lives today. The next sessions are:
For more details go to: California-Nevada Conference of The UMC | Living the Kin-dom - 2023 Mission u (cnumc.org)
The Cal-Nev Annual Conference Session (ACS) will be held June 15th-18th in Sacramento. This is an opportunity to explore a variety of mission service opportunities in the Display Area. Among others, both the Disaster Response Ministry and United Methodist Volunteers in Mission will have tables explaining their programs.
All clergy and lay delegates and mission supporters attending ACS are invited to dinner on Saturday, June 17th from 5:15 pm-6:30 pm. Our featured guests, from the General Board of Global Ministries, will be Mary Lou Boice, Advance staff and Jonathan and Terah Park, missionaries serving in Vietnam.
The dinner will be at Faith UMC located at 3600 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816. The United Women in Faith will serve Fijian food. We invite you to register for $20 through the link in the attached Invitation.
The Cal-Nev Conference will be providing flood repair teams to the town of Pajaro in Monterey County. This farmworker’s community was flooded during the storms earlier this year. Our weekend teams are available for your participation from late June through September. For more information go to Pajaro Mission Announcement.
And lastly, see the attached June issue of The Mission Connection, the newsletter of our Conference UMVIM Program, for missions completed or planned in 2023: June Newsletter
We share Conference missions and outreach opportunities each month. If you have a mission story you want to highlight, just send an article and photos to me, Justin at email@example.com or to Jessie Conklin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Living in Hope,
On behalf of the California-Nevada Mission Service Committee